Hi, MegaMasons! The mods of /r/AskReddit_MegaLounge (which I imagine MOST of you have access to) have asked me to do an AMA, over there. Come say hi! (I promise to MMM-encrypt some secret messages for you)
TIL that 'Hellburners', 16th century fire-ships filled with decks of gunpowder sandwiched between bricks and tombstones, are considered to be an early WMD.
Hellburners (Dutch: hellebranders) were specialised fireships used in the Siege of Antwerp (1584-1585) during the Eighty Years’ War between the…